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AMERICAN IDOL - "215" - (ABC/Eric McCandless) ALEJANDRO ARANDA

Alejandro Aranda, aka Scarypoolparty, runner up on the latest season of American Idol, has been added to Lollapalooza. It’s the primary time a contestant on the present had performed the Chicago pageant, which is ready for Aug. 1-Four in Grant Park.

The singer/songwriter was added months after the lineup was introduced, in accordance with Billboard, and is at present enjoying a doubleheader live performance in his hometown of Pomona, California.  His fall tour will characteristic a full band and kick off Oct. 10 at The UC Theatre in Berkeley, California, and ends on Nov. 21 on the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles.

The singer has been promoting live performance tickets at a really brisk tempo. Supervisor Jonathan Shank with Crimson Mild informed Billboard that Alejandro offered 30,000 tickets the primary day they went on sale with no promoting, asserting the autumn run on Instagram with dates in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Dallas rapidly promoting out.

“There’s demand for added exhibits and larger venues in each market,” Shank informed Billboard. Alejandro’s summer season membership tour offered out 200-450 capability venues in 15 minutes. The autumn venues common round 1000 capability.

“This tour will likely be my first ever tour as an artist which leaves me terrified and excited on the identical time,” Alejandro informed Billboard in June. “I’m trying ahead to placing out new music and seeing how the songs do out on the highway.”

Alejandro’s first single “Tonight” was produced by Twin Shadow and launched on June 28 by way of Hollywood Recordings. Throughout his run on Idol, Alejandro sang principally authentic songs, which has helped cement his post-show popularity as an impartial singer/songwriter.  Aranda is repped by UTA.

Alejandro Aranda “Tonight” Music Video, Indicators Hollywood Information Deal

This weekend (June 20), Alejandro and his fellow American Idol Prime 1o will carry out in Seattle for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon touchdown.

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